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J. C. Penney Overview

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Plano, TX
10000+ employees
1902
Company - Public (JCP)
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Stores
$10+ billion (USD) per year
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Working at J. C. Penney

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), one of the nation's largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, is on a mission to ensure every shopping experience is worth the customer's time, money and effort. Whether shopping jcp.com or visiting ... Read more

Mission: J.C. Penney Company is on a mission to ensure every shopping experience is worth the customer's time, money and effort.

J. C. Penney Reviews

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J. C. Penney Chief Executive Officer Marvin Ellison
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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Charleston, SC
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Charleston, SC
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    I worked at J. C. Penney (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work hard to make money

    Cons

    Unnecessary rules and regulations that hindered success.

    Advice to Management

    Take out unneeded and let associates thrive.

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J. C. Penney Photos

J. C. Penney photo of: JCPenney Store Front
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J. C. Penney photo of: Tailgate Party at JCPenney Headquarters
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J. C. Penney Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at J. C. Penney (Saint Louis, MO) in October 2010.

    Interview

    call store, set up an appointment...I was hired on the spot as I was coming from another JCP store in a different state.

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J. C. Penney Awards & Accolades

  • America’s Best Employers, Forbes, 2015
  • Green Good Housekeeping Seal(For Textiles), Good Housekeeping, 2015
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